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OMAX celebrates 20th anniversary

OMAX Corp., Kent, WA, celebrated its 20th anniversary with a open house and technology event on August 20.

The "Shape the Future" one-day event welcomed close to 600 people and include live cutting demonstrations, interactive technical sessions and a tour of the company's recently expanded manufacturing facility.

Underwater welding a ship's hull

Welding is often hot, uncomfortable and at least a little dangerous. 

Productivity with panels

by Kip Hanson

Panel benders are fast and efficient. Does the large investment make sense?

Automated machine loading for small batch, individual parts

Schunk's Vero-S-NSE mini quick change pallet system: Automated loading and unloading is becoming more and more the standard even for small batch sizes and individual parts. The goal is to reduce set-up times and enable round-the clock production with low manpower requirements.

Press brake versatility

The HRB Press Brake Series from Amada leverages industry-leading bending technology and a variety of production-enhancing features that can be customized to your specific challenges.

Extended work offsets

Have you ever been confused by extended work offsets and how should you use them in your program?

Understanding MIG Welding Nozzles

by Jeff Wells, engineering manager, Tregaskiss

Nozzles play an important part in the MIG welding process.

Turning for large part production

Mazak's Mega Turn 500MS is designed for industries that require heavy metal removal in large part production environments.

Increase sheet metal forming production

by Gabe Lomagno

Consider these often overlooked variables

Orbital welding controller for intense environments

AMI, a division of welding giant ESAB, has launched its Model 317 Orbital Welding Controller. 

Fine positioning fastener welding

CenterLine (Windsor) Ltd.’s SoftMount Gun mechanically makes fine position adjustments to a stamped hole to consistently projection weld a fastener.

Amada FLW series fibre-laser welding

Amada's Fiber Laser Welder (FLW) achieves a high-speed, high-quality weld not possible with a conventional laser welder.

Securing financing for your business

Your Business is a regular column from Shop Metalworking Technology.

by Tim Wilson

One of the biggest challenges facing job shops in Canada is securing the right financing.

Hypertherm launches contest for oldest system

Hypertherm is searching for oldest system in North America with its "I cut anything but corners" photo contest

Mark it up

Shop Metalworking Technology discusses laser marking with Thomas Burdel, national sales manager for TRUMPF Inc., Farmington, CT.

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